Question: What happens if I marry a Mexican?

If you and your husband or wife have already married, you would start the green-card application process by filing Form I-130 with USCIS. Upon approval, your spouse enters the U.S. on an immigrant visa, at which time he or she becomes a lawful permanent resident and receives an actual green card soon after.

Can a US citizen marry a Mexican?

In general, to marry a Mexican national in Mexico, a U.S. citizen must be physically present in Mexico and present documents required by the jurisdiction where the marriage will take place. For additional information on marriages in Mexico, contact the Mexican Embassy or nearest Mexican consulate in the United States.

What if I marry a Mexican?

When you are married to a Mexican citizen, you are required to apply for the TR visa first. After two years, you can then become a Permanent Resident. There is an exception, if you are the parent of a child born in Mexico, you can apply for Permanent Residency right away.

Can you get married with a Mexican ID?

There is NO residence or citizenship status requirement. You DO NOT need to live in California, Los Angeles or the United States to obtain a marriage license. Anyone from Anywhere in the world with proper valid Identification can get married in California.

Is a Mexican marriage certificate valid in the US?

Generally, any marriage entered into between two U.S. citizens in another country is recognized as valid in the U.S. as long as the union was legal when and where performed. This means that as long as any issues that would invalidate the marriage at home (underage, incapacity, bigamy, blood relatives, etc.)

What do u need to get married in Mexico?

Necessary paperwork and documentation Valid passports, as well as one copy of each persons passport. Birth certificates. Your visitors permit, obtained at your port of entry or, if youre resident in Mexico, a copy of your resident permit. Divorce Decree / Death Certificate, if applicable.

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